Tag: Dan Projansky

Swim 8 4 Freedom

Courtesy of Steele Whowell, Swim 4 Freedom, Wisconsin. "Swim 4 Freedom is just 3 weeks away on August 7th," explains race director Steele Whowell. "All proceeds will go to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation who do an amazing job providing full college educations to surviving children of Special Operations personnel killed in combat and also

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Dan Projansky, DNF: Did Not Fail

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Dan Projansky finished the 2015 END-WET (57.9 km) in 15 hours 22 minutes, the 2014 END-WET (57.9 km) in 12 hours 2 minutes, the 2013 END-WET (43 km) in 14 hours 30 minutes, and the 2012 END-WET (43 km) in 14 hours 30 minutes. But 2016 was not to be. "Unlike previous years, this year the Red River of the

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Flat Abs, Fitness And Fly

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. If an alien walked through the book stores and magazine racks in the airports around the Earth, the creature may think that the entire human race consisted of individuals with 6-pack abs and incredible levels of fitness. The cover articles of Shape, Fitness, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Cosmopolitan and

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Swim 8 4 Freedom

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The 6th Annual 8-mile Swim4Freedom in Lake Geneva raised over US$35,000 for the Special Operations Warrior Foundation. "The swim supports America’s Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps special Operations personnel and their families by providing full college educations to surviving children of special

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END-WET: Epic, Iconic, Surreally Long

END-WET: Epic, Iconic, Surreally Long Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Word out of North Dakota and Minnesota has it that Andy Magness pulled off another magical race down the mighty Red River of the North in his annual Extreme North Dakota Watersports Endurance Test (END-WET), a 36-mile (57.9 km) marathon swim from rural North Dakota to

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Butterflyer Has A S.C.A.R. In Arizona

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Among the 30 adventurists at the first leg of the 4-day S.C.A.R. Swim Challenge in Arizona, the who's who of the marathon swimming world participated. All are ambassadors of aquatics, emissaries of endurance, operatives of the open water. These people mean business. Everyone is special, but there was one

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